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there, darkening the horizon, sending debris in every direction. ginger zee had been warning everyone over the last 24 hours that this sunday evening, the severe weather would take aim at far more populated areas. that's what's unfolding at this hour. there's significant damage. i want to bring in ginger, outside wichita, kansas, right now. the sky darkening behind her. >> that is the storm that brought the tornado ripping through wichita, kansas. it's moving to our north and east. there's a tornado on the ground near oklahoma city. this is an active and fluid situation. we'll bring you the latest details throughout the night. but look at the wild weather so far. tearing across the kansas landscape, multiple violent tornadoes. watch as lightning illuminates this twister in sanford, kansas. that tornado also touched down
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near rosel, where it was caught from every angle possible. and big hail coming down. pummeling this windshield in nebraska. in oklahoma city, 60-mile-per-hour winds toppled power lines. there's been 300 reports of severe weather in 2 days. major highways turning into rivers. these semis stuck in north dakota. and in georgia, parts of the land under water. roads crumbled. the steady and intense downpour, flooding backyards. this playset submerged from the rising waters. >> it rained from 2:00 until 6:00, nonstop. >> reporter: and across the plains today, storm chasers, like me, are bracing for more. the threat still exists tonight. i want to show you the area that has to be concerned. it's from oklahoma city, up to even kansas city.
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remember, missouri, you're still in it. and the wide area of severe weather goes from minnesota down to texas. this moves very slowly to the east tomorrow. and it's going to be another day from just east of oklahoma through tulsa. and even places like chicago could see severe weather, david. >> that ominous sky behind you. ginger will stay with us throughout the evening and straight through "good morning america" first thing in the morning. as that situation unfolds, there's an unanswered mystery unfolding tonight. this one with a much brighter ending. who is america's newest multimillionaire? hard to believe, but there was just one winning ticket. and it was sold in zephyrhills, florida. here are the winning numbers, 10, 13, 14, 22, 52. the powerball was 11. and you don't need us to tell you. the jackpot was $590.5 million. someone did the math today, looking at the average income for zephyrhills. it would take the average person
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who lives there 28,000 years to make that much. but for someone or some group, they made that in an instant. steve osunsami, in that town tonight. >> it's a record-breaking jackpot. >> reporter: it's the biggest thing to happen in zephyrhills, florida. known for neighborhoods of seniors and a pretty popular brand of water. >> zephyrhills. >> reporter: it's the most valuable winning ticket ever. worth more than $500 million. and someone here is walking around town with it tuburning i their pocket. >> could be a friend. could be family. >> it will be known who wins. it's a small town. and everybody talks. >> reporter: outside the grocery store that sold the winning ticket, they tell us they've been overwhelmed with calls from across the country, from really friendly relatives to check to see if they won. this guy told us he's keeping the dream alive, refusing to check his tickets until later tonight. >> i could be the winner.
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thank you very much. >> reporter: yes. you didn't feel like an urgency to check? >> you see, the anticipation is more of a pleasure than actually losing, which is mostly what happens. i anticipate longer. and i'm a billionaire until i find out. >> reporter: the jackpot is worth $590.5 million. that's only if the winner takes annual payments. take it at once and it's nearly $371 million. the lottery withholds federal taxes. but in florida, there's no state tashgs, great news for the winner. the rumor mill is on fire. is it one of the town's seniors? or a young woman who works at a store? florida saw says the winner must come forward to claim the money. the ticket that won it all was sold at this florida grocery store. state lottery officials say they're office in tallahassee will be open bright and early tomorrow morning. that's the soonest we could hear
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about a winner. >> someone or some group not heading back to work tomorrow morning. another train off the tracks tonight. two this weekend. amtrak train derailing near chicago's union station. 197 passengers onboard the train from new orleans. no one was hurt. but this comes just as we get new imsagages from the derailme friday night. the struggle to save the injured unfolds on this video. gio benitez with the news that those tracks will not be up and running for tomorrow morning. >> reporter: the moment of impact, captured by teenagers skateboarding near the accident site. >> all i hear is a big bomb behind me, over there. and just a big dust cloud. >> reporter: brian alvarez and his friends got up close and awe the aftermath. >> the track, like it's off the tracks. >> look at this. it's not supposed to be like that. >> reporter: friday night, a metro north commuter train, from new york city to new haven,
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connecticut, derailed in bridgeport carrying 300 passengers. another train with 400 passengers onboard, hit that derailed train. at least 70 injured. >> the police are coming. everyone's panicking. >> reporter: in this video, we see the chaos and confusion. but also, the rush to help the passengers onboard. one woman, unable to walk is pulled out. >> is there a baby in there? >> you hear about the stories on the television. you're like, oh, it's not so bad. but to actually live it and see it, document it, it's like a whole different thing. and it just hits. you. >> reporter: earlier today, all of the train cars were removed. investigators are sending a broken piece of rail to be analyzed at a government lab. >> it could have been caused by the accident itself. it could have been broken tire to the accident. >> reporter: all eyes are on the monday morning commute. here at grand central? new york, the 30,000 people who rely on that line have to find a new way to travel.
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that's because parts of those tracks will be shut down for days, david. >> for days to come. gio benitez there for us. we turn to a horrific home invasion in which a college student was killed. her twin sister, witnessing it all. when the suspect inside, police arrived at the scene. that's when the suspect puts one of the young women in a head lock and takes aim at the officers. they shoot back. the young woman was killed. she was remembered, today, at t the hofstra graduation. here's abc's linzie janis. >> reporter: a happy day for so many, turns bittersweet. >> our thoughts and prayers are with andrea's family. >> reporter: wearing white ribbons and pausing for a moment of silence to honor fellow student andrea robello. she was killed during an armed robbery. after a night out celebrating the end of finals, robello and
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her twin sister, jessica, returned home with a roommate and a friend. that's when police say 30-year-old dalton smith came in through an unlocked door and robbed them. smith took valuables. but he wanted more. he sent the twin's roommate to an atm. she bolted and called 911. >> he told her if she did not return within eight minutes, he would kill one of the individuals in the house. >> reporter: moments later, officers arrived to find smith holding robello in a head look. pointing a gun saying, i'll kill her. >> one officer inside with the hostages and the gunman. shots fired. we have a subject down. >> everybody stay off the air. >> reporter: when smith pointed his gun at the police officer, the officer fired eight shots. seven striking and killing the suspect. and one bullet taking robello's life, too. tonight, andrea's family are mourning the loss of their daughter, who was an inspiration to many. >> andrea had a bit of advice she took from a bob marley song. it was, live the life you love
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and love the life you live. >> reporter: the officer who fired the shots is described as highly decorated. police are investigating the shooting. we spoke to several law enforcement officials who say that police officer had no choice but to shoot once the suspect turned the gun on him. >> a horrific scene. and a tough day at hofstra. we're turning to iran, where state radio is reporting that two men have been executed for spying for the cia. they've been convicted by tehran's revolutionary guard and were hanged at dawn. and north korea, adding one more rocket launch to this weekend. a short-range missile fell into the waters off north korea's coast today. the launch has set back recent moves to ease tensions on the korean peninsula and appear to have been provoked by the u.s.
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aircraft carrier. the white house of course under fire because treasury department officials were told of the irs investigation a year ago. but tonight, we have learned that some republican members of congress were also told back then. reena ninan joining us from the white house. reena, good evening. >> reporter: the white house officials were first made aware of the irs probe in late april. but insisted president obama wasn't informed then. instead, learning about it when the story broke in the media. white house aide dan pfeiffer says no orders were given to the irs to go after tea party groups. >> bottom line, no communication as far as you know from the white house, to the irs, about this targeting? >> no. absolutely not. whether it's legal or illegal, is not important to the fact that the conduct of the matter. we have to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: senior treasury officials learned of the investigation last year and so
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did republicans. the chair of the house oversight committee knew of the probe in june. and asked what would be in an irs inspector general's report. >> i knew when we made the allegations a year ago. an open secret. >> reporter: an open secret says republicans that called for a deeper investigation. >> i think a special council is going to end up being necessary here. >> reporter: pfeiffer, meanwhile, admits the targeting was wrong. but the white house will only go so far. >> what we're not participating in is partisan fishing expeditions to distract from the real issues at hand. >> reporter: there's more hearings on the hill. the republicans are calling for a wider investigation. and questioning the irs' future role. tonight, word of a comeback. united airlines will fly boeing's jumbo jet on monday. a team from abc news will be on that flight, reporting as it goes from houston to chicago
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graduation season is upon us tonight. and the president among the headliners offering advice this weekend. some of it a bit stinging. and there was the famous mayor who suggested students are so-so, in his words, to skip college completely, becoming a plumber. >> i know some of you are just graduating. >> reporter: there was no sugar-coating reality the in the commencement speech president obama delivered to morehouse college in the rain. the speech was more reality than anything. >> michelle will tell you i'm not perfect. >> reporter: and she did. first lady michelle obama told a high school graduating class in nashville, to achieve success, they must experience failure. >> i could take up a whole afternoon talking about his failures. he lost his first race for
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congress. and now, he gets to call himself my husband. >> reporter: kerrey washington, who plays an iser on "scandal," spoke at her alma mater in at george washington university. >> you can follow someone else's script or you can look at all you have accomplished today and use it as fuel to venture forth and write your own story. >> reporter: what if that involves skipping college altogether? that's what mike bloomberg's debatable advice on his radio show. the "new york daily news" had fun with the idea. >> being a plumber actually for the average person probably would be a better deal because you don't spend four years spending tuition.
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now, to our "instant index" what's trending right now. christine white, best known for her portrayal of a wife of a young tim shatner. she turned to her husband as the flight is taking off, and says, honey, you are cured. he suffers another nervous breakdown. white appeared on "bonanza," perry mason," and "father knows best." the ask any married couple that a marriage is work. but when you say that in front of millions, it gets attention. ben affleck, during a speech he said to his wife, jennifer garner in the audience, i want to thank you on working on our marriage. it's work. he took a lot of heat. while hosting "snl" he invited his wife on to explain himself. >> our marriage is a -- what would you have called it in the
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singer, asked to sing our national anthem. as the winter hawks traveled to canada, to play the halifax moose heads. but around the twilight's last gleaming, she began to lose her luster. the audience, with some reassurance. one of the american fans, shaking his head. but she's hardly the first to raise eyebrows. jose feliciano. it was his interpretation that angered traditionalists. ♪ oh, say can you see by the dawn's early light ♪ >> reporter: at least he remembered the words. michael bolton, strongly wrote it out beforehand.
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♪ so gallantly streaming >> reporter: of course, there was natalie gilbert, just 13 at the time. 20,000 in the stands for that nba game. ♪ as the stars last -- >> reporter: and the coach who came to her aid. ♪ oh, say does that star-spangled ♪ >> reporter: he offered a helping hand, just like the crowd did this weekend. ♪ banner yet wave o'er the land of the free ♪ ♪ and the home of the brave >> you can always count on the crowd to pitch in. "good morning america" with the latest on the tornadoes, first thing in the morning. diane sawyer right back here tomorrow night. and from all of us here at abc news, thanks for watching. have a good evening. and a great week ahead. good night. #
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c1 now abc2 news at 6:30. a stabbing inside a dorm room. police were quick to capture a suspect and ease the campus. while we run out, they run in. >> names are now resting on a memorial. >> they were not quotes but pits on parade.
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we'll tell you what the message is. >> breaking news from out west. we have been watching the local stations watching the tornadoes that have been touching down in oklahoma and can sauce. here is oklahoma city. a funnel cloud swirling in the sky. at least two tornadoes touched down in kansas and the threat is not over. we want to go right to abc 2's more accurate storm center. these have been incredible to watch. what is going on out there? >> it has been a whole weekend of active weather, 50 unconfirmed of tornadoes. one chase team is intercepting one south of oklahoma city. you can go to and watch this chaser feed. it is a partnership with our scripps company. >> out to the west it is all about tornadoes and the weather down from minneapolis to oklahoma city. dangerous weather to the west. we'll talkut

ABC World News With David Muir
ABC May 19, 2013 6:00pm-6:30pm EDT

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